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A great book design is your best sales tool. A professionally and aesthetically designed cover will instantly convey the essence of your book.


Book Cover Design Services

At Dextrous, designing a book cover is an art. Our team of creative designers has years of experience in print design in a wide variety of genres.

We start the process of designing your cover by asking questions, reading your manuscript and researching your audience. We then provide you a range of custom cover designs to choose from and will work with you to achieve the desired look that is right for your audience.

We understand that, “books are judged by their covers”

Book Layout Design Services

Whether you want to publish a simple text-driven book or have many images, charts, graphs, pull quotes and sidebars to include, we make sure your book layout is consistent with the cover design, attractive, readable and engaging. Our experience with interior book layout ranges from the simple to the most complicated formats featuring various specialty printing and binding techniques, paper types, and much, much more. We’re invigorated by the challenge of making a book’s interior be as spectacular as its cover.


Important aspects kept in mind while design a professional book cover and page layout design:

  • Recommended book resources on design, layout, and typesetting
  • How a book cover design can propel your book sales
  • How to think like a book layout designer
  • How book development dictates design
  • How to prepare your content for page layouts
  • Understanding the various parts of a book
  • Understanding the idea-to-layout process
  • Book cover pitfalls
  • The book producing process

Book Designing FAQs

  • What is book designing?
    Book designing is the process of creating visually appealing and functional layouts for books, including cover design, interior layout, typography, and overall visual aesthetics.
  • Why is book design important?
    Book design is important as it significantly impacts the reading experience and the overall perception of the book. Well-designed books can attract readers, enhance readability, convey the tone and content of the book, and contribute to a positive and memorable reading experience.
  • What are the key elements of book design?
    Key elements of book design include cover design, typography, layout, margins, chapter headings, page numbers, images or illustrations, and overall consistency in design elements throughout the book.
  • What considerations should be made for cover design?
    Cover design is crucial as it is the first impression of the book. Considerations for cover design include selecting an engaging and relevant visual or artwork, choosing fonts and colors that reflect the book's genre or theme, incorporating author and title information, and ensuring the design stands out in both print and digital formats.
  • How does typography impact book design?
    Typography plays a significant role in book design as it affects readability and the overall visual appeal. Considerations include selecting appropriate fonts for body text and headings, ensuring proper spacing, line heights, and legibility, and maintaining consistency in font usage throughout the book.
  • What is the importance of layout in book design?
    Layout in book design refers to the arrangement of text, images, and other visual elements on the page. It impacts readability, visual flow, and aesthetics. Well-designed layouts consider factors such as margin size, paragraph spacing, chapter breaks, and the placement of images or illustrations to create a harmonious reading experience.
  • Are there any guidelines for interior page design?
    Interior page design should be consistent, visually appealing, and easy to navigate. Guidelines include using clear and readable fonts, providing ample white space, organizing content into logical sections or chapters, using consistent styling for headings and subheadings, and ensuring proper alignment and spacing of elements.
  • Should images or illustrations be included in book design?
    The inclusion of images or illustrations in book design depends on the book's genre and content. Images can enhance the reading experience, provide visual context, and break up text-heavy pages. They should be of high quality, relevant to the content, and properly integrated into the layout to maintain a cohesive design.
  • How can book design enhance the overall reading experience?
    Book design can enhance the reading experience by creating a visually appealing and immersive environment for readers. Thoughtful typography, well-designed layouts, and attractive visuals contribute to easier reading, improved comprehension, and a memorable experience that aligns with the book's content and tone.
  • What role does consistency play in book design?
    Consistency is vital in book design as it creates a cohesive and professional look throughout the book. Consistent typography, layout styles, and design elements help establish a visual identity for the book, provide visual cues for readers, and contribute to a seamless and enjoyable reading experience.